By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are investigating after a 40-year-old man was found shot in the chest in East Baltimore.

Officers responded to the 2100 block of Harford Road shortly before 3:30 p.m. for a shot spotter alert. On the scene, officers found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest.

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He was taken to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.

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Eastern District shooting detectives as well as Homicide detectives have responded to the scene and are investigating this incident.

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Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. Those who wish to remain anonymous can also submit a tip online. 

CBS Baltimore Staff